White Sox vs Royals Odds, Picks & Predictions – August 3

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The Kansas City Royals (41-63) and Chicago White Sox (52-51) will battle on Wednesday at Guaranteed Rate Field, starting at 2:10 PM ET. The scheduled starters are Lance Lynn (1-4) for the White Sox, and Brady Singer (4-3) for the Royals.

The sportsbooks have spoken, making the White Sox (-156) a moderate moneyline favorite to defeat the Royals (+132) at home. The over/under for this contest is 8.5.

White Sox vs. Royals Odds

Run Line

Chicago White Sox (-1.5)

Moneyline

White Sox (-156)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -112, Under: -109)

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When, Where, at What Time is White Sox vs. Royals

  • Game Day: Wednesday, August 3, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:10 PM ET
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field

White Sox Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Aaron Bummer 15 Day Injury List Back
Kyle Crick 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Reynaldo López 15 Day Injury List Back
Vince Velásquez 15 Day Injury List Finger
Danny Mendick 60 Day Injury List Knee
Jonathan Stiever 60 Day Injury List Back
Garrett Crochet 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Tim Anderson Suspended List Suspension

Royals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Edward Olivares 10 Day Injury List Quadricep
Angel Zerpa 15 Day Injury List Knee
Gabe Speier 40 Man Active Illness
Adalberto Mondesi 60 Day Injury List Knee
Jake Brentz 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Tyler Zuber 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Last Time Out: White Sox and Royals

Lucas Giolito (5.00 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 7 K) earned the win in the White Sox’s 9-2 victory over the Royals yesterday. Eloy Jimenez led the way offensively, going 3-for-3 with a double and four RBI. Brad Keller (5.00 IP, 8 R, 13 H, 3 K) was handed the loss for the Royals.

Betting Trends

White Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the White Sox have won 34 out of the 63 games, or 54%, in which they’ve been favored. Chicago has a record of 13-13 in games where bookmakers favor them by at least -156 on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the White Sox, based on the moneyline, is 60.9%. Chicago and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 47 of their 103 opportunities. The White Sox are 47-56-0 ATS in their 103 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Abreu 101 .300 (18) .381 (13) .470 (36) 2.9% (79) 15.0% (34) 10.7% (40)
Luis Robert 74 .301 (16) .334 (67) .461 (44) 3.7% (52) 19.2% (69) 4.0% (149)
Andrew Vaughn 81 .295 (25) .345 (53) .457 (48) 2.9% (79) 15.7% (37) 5.8% (126)
A.J. Pollock 84 .236 (-) .282 (-) .351 (-) 1.6% (-) 21.0% (-) 5.8% (-)
Josh Harrison 76 .237 (-) .304 (-) .377 (-) 1.9% (-) 16.5% (-) 5.4% (-)

Royals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Royals have been underdogs in 82 games this season and have come away with the win 30 times (36.6%) in those contests. This season, Kansas City has come away with a win 13 times in 41 chances when named as an underdog of at least +132 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Royals have a 43.1% chance of walking away with the win. Kansas City and their opponents have gone over in 50 of their 104 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The Royals have an against the spread mark of 48-56-0 in 104 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Bobby Witt Jr. 95 .249 (89) .293 (131) .444 (58) 3.6% (58) 23.2% (102) 5.1% (138)
Hunter Dozier 88 .254 (76) .316 (101) .430 (69) 2.8% (86) 22.6% (96) 7.6% (89)
Nicky Lopez 98 .249 (89) .302 (120) .298 (151) 0.0% (149) 14.1% (21) 6.0% (123)
Salvador Pérez 62 .214 (-) .253 (-) .453 (-) 5.4% (-) 27.2% (-) 3.5% (-)
MJ Melendez 73 .229 (-) .316 (-) .411 (-) 3.4% (-) 26.2% (-) 11.6% (-)

White Sox vs. Royals Picks and Predictions

Our pick for White Sox vs. Royals sees the White Sox (-156 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the total, we prefer the over on 8.5 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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